What would you be willing to pay for a cure for HIV? We bring you five fresh perspectives, from science to the streets.
We've learned a dizzying amount of new info over the past few years that has us more hopeful than ever about finding an eventual cure for HIV. AIDS InfoNet briefly sums up everything we know to date in this handy new fact sheet.
In the late 1980s, I let this odd, fussy man into my office at LA Shanti, my first AIDS agency job. He seemed earnest and harmless and he just wanted a few minutes of my time. "I have the cure for AIDS," he politely announced. Sadly, he wasn't the fi...
At a mock trial held on the opening day of the 14th European AIDS Conference last year, two experts debated whether or not a functional cure for HIV is feasible in the foreseeable future.
In my black-and-white way of thinking it seems an obvious enough question to ask who, by scientific standards, is actually cured?
"We have entered a cure renaissance in the HIV community. 'Cure' has stopped being a word we only utter sarcastically under our breath."
HIV Cure Research and Advocacy: What Is the Community's Role? (Videos) -- A Blog Entry by Nelson Vergel
Research activists and investigators from around the world met in Atlanta on March 2, before the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), to review the current status of HIV cure research and the role of the community in accele...
We've seen new signs that it may be possible -- really, truly possible -- to defang HIV in a person who's living with the virus. But for this to work, the person may need to start taking HIV meds very quickly after infection.
The case of the baby who appears to have been cured of HIV highlighted some of the huge health care gaps that exist in the U.S. South -- particularly in Mississippi, one of the worst states in the country in which to be living with the virus.
The Danish study we highlighted above made a major stir last week, due to some over-the-top coverage from mainstream media. David Evans of Project Inform offers a dose of reality: "Even if researchers hit a home run with this drug, it won't likely be...